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Naz Erenguc

Meet our MBA Director of Admissions: Naz Erenguc

Reading Time: 3 minutes Considering an MBA from the University of Florida? Meet the fearless leader who will guide you along your journey, from choosing which program is right for you to the application process and beyond, UF MBA Director of Admissions Naz Erenguc.   Naz has been with the University of Florida since 2007, most recently serving as Associate Director of Admissions at UF MBA for more than six years. She works to recruit and admit students to UF MBA, including the Full-Time,

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Students experience Chilean real estate market firsthand

Reading Time: 3 minutes This October, Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate students traveled to Santiago, Chile for a week-long experiential learning opportunity. Two of these students, Shannon Hess and James Barrios, reflect on what they learned and experienced in Chile’s capital city. By Shannon Hess, BSBA ’19, MSRE ’20 During the 2019-20 school year, I am fortunate enough to be studying in the Nathan S. Collier Master of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) Program. I was specifically drawn to this

Kylo Williams

A higher calling for higher education

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s said that the only constant in life is change, and for Kylo Williams (DBA ’18) that couldn’t be truer. The Texarkana, Texas-native spent his early life traveling around the nation as a military brat. The moving didn’t stop after he joined the United States Army in 1997 and later in his life in corporate America. Amongst all of his moves, and current home base in Atlanta, Williams found a place where he felt he belonged – the University of

John Grant

How this sports management undergraduate student benefitted from a Master of Science in Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes John Grant completed his undergraduate degree in sports management at the University of Florida in 2010, followed by his Master of Science in Management (MSM) in 2015. After the MSM program, he joined Target as an Engineering and Facilities Operations Manager. In 2018, Grant moved to The Home Depot where he currently is an Outbound Operations Manager.   Q: How did the Master of Science in Management program help you? Grant: “The MSM program prepared me for life in the real world.

Yuanjing Li

UF Warrington a ‘home away from home’ for graduate student from China

Reading Time: 2 minutes After working more than five years as a tactical/commercial marketing specialist in Shanghai, China, Yuanjing Li (MS-ISOM ’21) realized she needed to return to school to keep up with changes in the marketing industry. “I realized that data analysis was becoming trendy and big data would lead business decisions in the future,” she said. When looking into where she could develop her data skills, Li looked to the country that offered some of the first data analytics degree programs –

9 warning signs you hate your job – and what to do about it

Reading Time: 4 minutes No matter how long you’ve been in your job, everyone can get stagnant. You get into a routine with your job, and before you know it, you realize it might not be the job for you anymore. Here are nine warning signs that you’re starting to feel this way: That Sunday night feeling. It’s easy to forget what day it is during the weekend. You’re having a great time with your friends and family, and you have the full day

Lene Staertzel

How a Master of International Business alumna made her career in the luxury automobile industry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lene Staertzel completed her Master of International Business (MIB) in 2011. She now works as the Delivery Programs Manager for Porsche Cars. In her free time, she enjoys running marathons (the Big Sur Marathon is her favorite) and reading, which she keeps up with by using Audible. (The best thing about Audible is being able to speed up the reading so you can learn things more quickly, she said.) We spoke with Staertzel about how the Master of International Business

Student talking with recruiter below three logos for JumpStart, UF MBA and the Warrington College of Business

New partnership with JumpStart provides opportunities for students to get head start on professional development

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business can now get a jumpstart on their professional development as well as their internship and full-time job search thanks to a new partnership with the JumpStart Advisory Group. JumpStart specializes in identifying and developing highly-skilled, diverse individuals at the undergraduate, graduate or work professional phases, including diverse races, ethnicities, genders, gender identities, veterans and military status, who possess the expertise, experience and academic credentials for today’s competitive

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How to get your employer to pay for your MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’re reading this, you’ve likely already made the significant decision to pursue your MBA – nice! What you’re probably realizing now is slightly more complicated to figure out – how you’re going to pay for said MBA. If you’re suddenly having nightmares of being buried in student loan debt for the rest of your life – wake up, wipe the sweat off your brow and smell the good news! Many employers will outright pay or partially pay for your

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Leveraging resources: campus and community

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jamie Kraft, Director, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center We have all heard this one before from entrepreneurs: I plan to come up with a cool idea, attract a bunch of money and make a bunch of money! The reality is that this is faulty logic. It is hard enough to come up with product-market fit and even harder to find capital. There is always mom, dad, and Pappy Jasper, but the reality is that it is a long, hard slog…one